The Music Minors

There are four different kinds of minors involving music.  Three of them require that students successfully pass a performance audition. The most popular of these is the Minor in Music. The two kinds of Musical Theatre minor require enrolled students to already be majors in either music or theatre, and to pass a vocal audition and be accepted on the level of a minor in voice. The Minor in Music Technology requires no audition and is open to all interested undergraduates at UNL.

The Minor in Music

Students must successfully pass a performance audition for acceptance as a Minor in Music. The Music Minor degree requires a total of 18 credit hours, including 4 semesters of applied music (4 cr.), 4 semesters of approved ensemble (4 cr.), first semester music theory and aural skills (MUSC 165 [3 cr.] and MUSC 165A [1 cr.]) and 6 additional credits in the music curriculum. A checksheet of requirements for this degree is provided in the Appendix at the end of this Handbook. For 2017-2018, the advisor for this degree is Dr. Peter M. Lefferts, the Associate Director of the School of Music (plefferts1@unl.edu).

The Minor in Music Technology

No audition is required for the Minor in Music Technology. It is open to all interested undergraduates at UNL. The Minor in Music Technology degree requires a total of 19 credit hours, including courses in computational reasoning, MIDI, and digital audio, and electives in technology and in Digital Arts. A checksheet of requirements for this degree is provided in the Appendix at the end of this Handbook. The adviser for this minor is Professor Brian Moore (bmoore1@unl.edu).

The Minor in Music Theatre (for music majors)

The Music Theatre Minor for Music Majors degree requires a total of 25 credit hours, including 20 credits in the theatre core curriculum and 5 credits in dance. A checksheet of requirements for this degree is provided in the Appendix at the end of this Handbook. The adviser for this minor is Professor Alisa Belflower (abelflower2@unl.edu).

The Minor in Music Theatre (for theatre majors)

Theatre majors must successfully pass a vocal performance audition at the level of a Minor in Music in order to enroll in this degree. The Music Theatre Minor for Theatre Majors requires a total of 26 credit hours, including 5 semesters of applied music (5 cr.), 4 credits of ensembles (2 semesters of choir and 2 credits of "productions"), 9 credits in the music core curriculum, 5 credits in Dance (movement courses), and 3 credits of THEA 455-Music Theatre & Techniques. Further, it is the policy of the Glenn Korff School of Music that students enrolled in applied lessons in a given semester must also be enrolled in a vocal ensemble that semester. A checksheet of requirements for this degree is provided in the Appendix at the end of this Handbook. The adviser for this minor is Professor Alisa Belflower (abelflower2@unl.edu).